School Committee

The Cambridge School Committee is a seven member board. Six members are elected at large. The Mayor, who is elected from and by the nine elected City Council Members, serves as Chair of the School Committee. The School Committee determines overall School Department policy and budget.

Meeting Schedule
In accordance with the Rules of the School Committee, Chapter I, Section 2, Regular Meetings. "The regular meetings of the School Committee shall be held on the first and third Tuesday evenings at 6:00 o’clock during the months of September through June; and Section 3.1, Hearings. "The second Tuesday of each month, during the months of September through June, shall be set aside for hearings required by law or as the Superintendent and School Committee jointly deem advisable.”

The School Committee meets at the Cambridge Rindge and Latin School, 459 Broadway, Cambridge in the Dr. Henrietta Attles Meeting Room, formerly known as the School Committee Meeting Room. Please enter through the door marked for the School Committee on Broadway. All meetings are open to the public.

Cambridge School Committee Meetings are broadcast over Channel 99.Re-broadcasts are on Channel 99: Tues, Thurs. and Sat. at 6PM; Wed, Fri. and Sun. at 10AM. School Committee live meetings are now available online when in session. Please contact us if you have any viewing issues.

Upcoming Meetings


Budget Sub-Committee Meeting 
january 25 | 10AM
Cambridge Senior Center, 850 Mass Ave.
For the purpose of a Community Meeting #2 inviting input from the Public on the FY 2021 School Department Budget Priorities.

Budget Retreat
January 28 | 6PM
Dr. Henrietta Attles Meeting Room
For the purpose of reviewing input from Community Meetings on the Budget.

Executive Session
January 28 | Immediately following Budget Retreat
Dr. Henrietta Attles Meeting Room

Special Meeting 
february 1 | 9Am
Pearl K. Wise Library, Cambridge Rindge and Latin School, 459 Broadway, Cambridge
For the purpose of a retreat focusing on an overview of the District Wide Framework and the current goals and objectives for the district, School Committee Norms, Role of Subcommittees, and discussion on planning a future retreat with district administrators and the Building Equity Bridges leadership team.

Regular Meeting 
february 4 | 6pm
Dr. Henrietta Attles Meeting Room

Regular Meeting 
march 3 | 6pm
Dr. Henrietta Attles Meeting Room

Regular Meeting 
march  17 | 6pm
Dr. Henrietta Attles Meeting Room

Regular Meeting 
april 7 | 6pm
Dr. Henrietta Attles Meeting Room

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Dosha E. Beard: Executive Secretary to the School Committee
Fax: 617.349.6624
To email the entire School Committee, send your email to:

School Committee Office Location
Cambridge Rindge & Latin High School, 459 Broadway, 1st Floor, Cambridge, MA 02138

PLEASE NOTE: The School Committee employs the Superintendent and the School Committee Attorney. All other employees are employed directly by the Superintendent of Schools upon recommendation of staff. Click here for information regarding employment opportunities.

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